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Nursery Apprentice BEARCARE (NOTTM) LTD

Bear Care Day Nurseries are looking to recruit Nursery Apprentices across their sites at Arnold, Stapleford, and Carlton & Gedling. As a Nursery Apprentice, you will be given full support and training to develop your knowledge, skills and experience in all aspects of childcare.

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, Working shifts of maximum 8 hours per day between 7.30am and 6pm on a rota basis. Hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    30 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000111845

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Ensure children are within a safe and caring environment,
    under close staff supervision
  • Assist staff to ensure children’s individual care plans and
    routines are met
  • Provide and support stimulating activities to enhance
    children’s development
  • Interact positively with children, parents, visitors and other
    staff members

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will achieve a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Qualification.

Apprentices who have not achieved the equivalent of level 2
qualifications in maths and English, will need to achieve level 1
functional skills in these and work towards level 2 functional skills.

Apprentices will be allocated a Trainer Assessor and training will be planned and delivered in conjunction with the employer to meet the individual needs of the apprentice. The apprentice will spend 20% of their working hours in off the job activities and training. On the job and off the job training will be delivered in the workplace.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity for ongoing permanent employment and/or progression to further levels of training upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience, Friendly, Reliable, Timekeeping

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-3 (A*-D)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 9-3 (A*-D)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 (A*-C)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 9-4 (A*-C)) Desired

Things to consider

Due to the nature of this role the successful applicant must be able to undertake and provide a clear enhanced DBS check and provide references satisfactory to the employer.

About the employer

Bear Care day nurseries, located in Nottinghamshire at Arnold, Carlton and Stapleford, have been a family run business for over 30 years. Originally established in 1984, we have grown and developed to cater for the numerous changes in the childcare field. We pride ourselves in offering children time and space to explore, experiment and develop at their own pace by giving them a range of experiences to promote language development, reading, writing and numeracy skills.

Employer

BEARCARE (NOTTM) LTD

Address

143 Derby Road

Stapleford

Nottingham

NG9 7AS

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Training

Training provider

ACCESS TRAINING (EAST MIDLANDS) LTD

Contact

Learner Engagement Team

info@atem.co.uk

03300026266

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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